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General telecom

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branching repeater

Telecommunications; General telecom

A repeater with two or more outputs for each input.

four-wire repeater

Telecommunications; General telecom

A repeater, consisting of two amplifiers, one associated with each direction, used in a four-wire circuit.

regenerative repeater

Telecommunications; General telecom

A repeater, designed for digital transmission, in which digital signals are amplified, reshaped, retimed, and retransmitted. Synonym regenerator.

digital service unit (DSU)

Telecommunications; General telecom

A replacement for the modem in synchronous connections to the Internet, and which formats data for transmission.

coded image

Telecommunications; General telecom

A representation of a display image in a form suitable for storage and processing.

performance requirement

Telecommunications; General telecom

A requirement that specifies a performance characteristic that a system or system component must possess; for example speed, accuracy, frequency.

acknowledgement

Telecommunications; General telecom

A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission. Note: An example of an acknowledgement is a protocol data unit, or element thereof, between peer entities, to indicate ...

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